HBO Documentary Films

HBO has consistently put out some of the best documentaries for a long time now, and that trend continues throughout the rest of 2020 and in the coming years. The cable channel has just unveiled the upcoming roster of documentary movies and shows that will be premiering in the second half of the year, including plenty of true crime stories. HBO Documentary Films also announced two new documentary projects in the works from Insecure creator Issa Rae and Room 104 creators Mark & Jay Duplass. Get the lowdown on all the 2020 HBO documentaries and more below. Read More »

yusuf hawkins storm over brooklyn trailer

On August 23, 1989, Yusuf Hawkins, a 16-year-old Black teenager from East New York, Brooklyn, was shot to death by a group of white youths from the predominantly Italian-American working-class neighborhood of Bensonhurst. The killing sparked outrage throughout the Black communities in New York City, culminating in a series of protest marches through the neighborhood led by the Reverend Al Sharpton. More than 30 years later, HBO is set to release a documentary called Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn, which examines the legacy of Hawkins’ killing. Watch the trailer for Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn below.

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